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Sr. Product Manager in San Jose at PayPal

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 254 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies.

PayPal Global Risk and Data Science (GRDS) is building its product organization from scratch and is seeking for a highly motivated and talented product manager to join the team. As a Sr. Product Manager in GRDS you will get a unique opportunity to be part of a new team that is driving GRDS products to success while shaping the product organization and functionality by setting the right processes and relationships within PayPal’s and externally. The scope of GRDS is a non-traditional organization. It is global and its data science based products serve an on going growing array of functions including Risk, Business and Operations.  The products are non – traditional and much more complex from an average web service. Hence, we are looking for an individual who is eager to learn complex environments, like to be a pioneer in team and feels comfortable working in cross-functional teams with a very high degree of product management skills.

At PayPal, we put people at the center of everything we do. Founded in 1998, we continue to be at the forefront of the digital payments revolution, processing almost 10 million payments for our customers per day. PayPal gives people better ways to connect to their money and to each other, helping them send money without sharing financial information and with the flexibility to pay using their PayPal account balances, bank accounts, PayPal Credit and credit cards. With our 157 million active digital wallets, we have created an open and secure payments ecosystem people and businesses choose to securely transact with each other online, in stores and on mobile devices. PayPal is a truly global payments platform that is available to people in 203 markets, allowing customers to get paid in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds to their bank accounts in 57 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 26 currencies.

Sr. Product Manager – R93240028As a Sr. PM in GRDS you will be responsible for:

  • Embedding product organization within GRDS – work with product team to define methods, processes and delivarables, and educate the teams accordingly.
  • Portfolio Ownership -  developing a product strategy for the area of ownership and define / manage the portfolio with GRDS leadership team and stakeholders, and representimg the product to stakeholders and to peers across PayPal.
  • Driving product vistion and strategy and creating capabilities that data science teams can leverage to have a direct impact on PayPal risk, operations and business decisions.
  • Evangelizing product roadmap internally and externally in informal and formal settings
  • Working cross-functionally and build strong relationships with key internal and external customers (data engineers, software engineers, product analytics and other business teams) that will allow understand gaps and build the right solutions.
  • Define and measure key performance indicators to evaluate and understand product value
  • Identifying new opportunities based on research, industry trends and best practices, driving innovation.
  • Deliver Results

Success In This Role Requires :

  • Passion to product manager role with at least 3 years of experience as a product manager
  • A ‘can do’ spirit combined with high energies and positive attitude
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Excellent and effective interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and listening).
  • Ability to drive people
  • Self Starter which doesn’t hesitate to proactively approach in order to learn fast
  • Skilled at working with cross functional groups and matrix organizations in multiple geographies to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Tech savvy which loves to stay on top of industry trends
  • Machine learning and big data analytics experience – a plus

We're a purpose-driven company whose beliefs are the foundation for how we conduct business every day. We hold ourselves to our One Team Behaviors which demand that we hold the highest ethical standards, to empower an open and diverse workplace, and strive to treat everyone who is touched by our business with dignity and respect. Our employees challenge the status quo, ask questions, and find solutions. We want to break down barriers to financial empowerment. Join us as we change the way the world defines financial freedom.

PayPal provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, PayPal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.



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